Here we are comparing two Compact cameras from Casio and Olympus. Casio EX-100 was introduced to market in February 2014 and Olympus XZ-2 iHS was launched in December 2012. As you can see, XZ-2 iHS is 2 years older than EX-100. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
Both Casio EX-100 and Olympus XZ-2 iHS cameras have 12.0MP 1/1.7" sensors. This will be an interesting match up as even though these two cameras doesn't have the exact same body type, they are both ranked amongst Top 10 cameras in their classes. Casio EX-100 is ranked #9
out of 243 Small Sensor Superzoom cameras with an overall score of 62 whereas Olympus XZ-2 iHS is ranked #4
out of 262 Small Sensor Compact cameras with an overall score of 63.
Let's have a brief look at the main features of Casio EX-100 and Olympus XZ-2 iHS before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Casio EX-100 and Olympus XZ-2 iHS compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.